2020 - 21 Grants for TFMA Alumni

2020 - 21 Grants for TFMA Alumni


2020-2021 Alumni Grants: Temple University School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

The Alumni Association of Temple University’s School of Theater, Film and Media Arts has launched a new project grant for TFMA alumni, starting in the spring of 2020. 

Applications may be submitted via email to tfmaalumni@temple.edu. To be considered, all applications must be received by midnight on May 31, 2020. Funding will be made available to recipients on or before July 31, 2020.

Granting Guidelines:

  • Applicants must be graduates of the theater and/or film programs at Temple University, or current seniors scheduled to graduate in the Class of 2020. 

  • The Alumni Grant will support the development of creative projects being created by alumni for their immediate communities. For the 2020 grant cycle, these projects should be virtual/online in nature. 

  • Support can be requested for any project currently in development, and for any project completed and shared with relevant communities between June 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021.

  • Support can be requested for individual projects, and/or for projects being created in collaboration with other artists and/or nonprofit organizations.

  • Funding may be used in any capacity to directly support the creative work of a Temple University alumnus. This includes stipend pay for the requesting alumni member and/or other collaborators on the project. 

  • Funding may not be used for operating support for a company or organization.

  • Funding may not be used to support a project that has already been completed/released online.

  • A maximum of $500 may be requested. 

In 2020, at least two grants will be awarded, one each for alumni from the Department of Theater and the Department of Film and Media Arts (FMA). 

To apply for a 2020 TFMA Alumni Association grant, submit a 1-2 page proposal providing the following information:

  • Name, email, graduation year and major at Temple;

  • Current city and state of residence;

  • Project timeline, including any steps already taken;

  • Brief description of how the funds will be used;

  • One-paragraph Project Description, including: content description, intended presentation/performance platform, other collaborators, any affiliated companies or organizations, and intended audiences/communities. 

  • One-paragraph Personal Statement: how this project reflects your creative work up to this point, and/or why this project is relevant to your growth and development as an artist.

Within 30 days of the completion of the event, a Final Report Form, including a cost accounting and a brief summary of the event, must be sent to tfmaalumni@temple.edu.


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